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Dec 21, 2012 7:00pm EST
it to you, but republicans have been doing that for two years now. paul ryan has been beating the drum of entitlement reform for a long time. he's been demonized, and they've been running ads of him throwing grandma off the cliff. >> when's ryan making his comeback? when does marco rubio make his comeback? when do all of these fine governors make their comeback? i mean the republicans have a pretty deep bench. >> part of the calculation that i think conservatives and republicans are missing is that in this conversation, when we talk about a balanced approach, most -- a majority of middle class people, which is why 76% of americans are for taxing the rich, most americans have seen their defined benefits go down, their pensions decrease. so from their perspective and their wages have been stagnant at the same time -- hold on. >> whose fault is that? >> people are saying, wait, i've already given, what do you mean you want to cut more from my benefits so that the wealthy -- >> i've got to get out. >> they're not cutting benefits. but, larry, it's important to point out here that boehner's
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm EST
ago. >> and paul ryan endorsed it. >> paul ryan endorsed it and that was in ryan's plan. thanks, guys. >> there was another surprise coming out of washington today. the unexpected resignation of ep achieve lisa jackson. why is she lng now? is this good news for coal miners, frackers and the keystone pipeline and we're about to get more on that story just ahead. >> don't forget, free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity and not crushing regulations. the kudlow report is coming right back. mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection, and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. this is how mommy learned... ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> breaking news now. the associated press reporting that retired general norman schwarzkopf one of th
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
of if we reach a deal. >> i've talked to paul ryan, scott brown and a few of the other republicans and i do think that there is a deal there, and it looks like the threshold number on the taxes will be about $500,000, and so, there's a little bit of a grudge going on right now. one theory is, they allow it to go over the cliff, taxes go up for everybody, the sequestration happens and then they go out and say, well, we lowered your taxes from where the cliff was and we restored cuts from where the se question trags was. that seems to be what's going on now as it relates to the game theory, which i think is sort of sad and an indictment of both political parties, in terms of letting us be in the position that we're in right now. but what it means for investors is, there will be a lot of money on the sidelines until we get this resolved. >> right. all right, john, we're going to let you go now. john harwood with the latest. we have the markets very uncertain. what do you make of today's action? buying or selling today's market? >> i'm still sort of in -- i'm in the long-term lower camp but i'm
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
cuts during the campaign, mitt romney and paul ryan and all the republicans, who wanted to do the exact same thing he did, they jumped on his case for proposing cuts to medicare. so how can you negotiate with a party that isn't serious about its own caucus, and isn't capable of controlling them and doesn't have a serious plan for dealing with spending cuts on its own, because it's afraid to take the heat? nobody wants to cut spending. let's just admit that. but if we're going to do it, somebody's got to take the heat and the republicans have been the party advocating it for so long, so take the heat republicans and tell us exactly what you're going to do. are you going to cut mortgage interest deductions, charitable deductions, federal and state tax deductions? let us know where you're going to do to pay for this debt reduction that you want. >> the fact of the matter is, it's not going to get done with just spending cuts or increased taxes, it's going to have to be a combination of both, and right now the worst part of it is, and i think where we see the instability, especially when it
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